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‘It is without any shadow of doubt the finest and most enjoyable piece of non-fiction that I have ever read.’

Jack Kelsey, founder trustee of SKCV

A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.

rising from the dust

india’s hidden voices

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new updated edition now published on Amazon Kindle; Apple iBook; Barnes & Noble Nook, Kobo & Sony Reader & receiving great 5* reviews!


The new 2012 edition includes links to other relevant news, publications and online material released since the book was first published in 2008.